Forget the typical craft set for kids. These DIY kits from the indie scouting gurus at DIY.org have everything an up-and-coming maker needs to tackle serious projects and then some.
DIY Sewing Kit for Kids
available for $10 at diy.org
Here’s a sewing kit even the toughest kid wouldn’t be ashamed to carry around. I love the ingenious way they integrated the thread spools.
DIY Painter’s Tool Set for Kids
available for $54 at diy.org
This set covers all the bases, down to stretcher bars and tacks so kids can stretch their own canvas. An artist of any age would appreciate this gift!
DIY Leatherworker’s Tool Set for Kids
available for $62 from diy.org
This kit contains everything kids need to start designing and making their own leather goods. You’re never too young to join the designer-maker movement!
Canvas Tool Bag for Kids
available for $39 at DIY.org
Obviously, your kid will need this totally rad tool bag to store all of their new gear. Don’t be afraid to get this bag dirty, it only looks better with age.